Kiva Lending Team: Kiva U Schools
(Note: this team was formerly called "Kiva High School")
Kiva U Schools is an international network of students and their
respective chapters, unified by a belief that poverty can be alleviated and that
microfinance is an effective tool to achieve this end. Students organize chapters to join with like-minded students in their community and
around the country to raise money to battle poverty, not with sympathy, but with business transactions rooted in mutual dignity. Kiva U is guided by
these goals, which we affirm to be our mission:
• To inspire awareness of global issues, especially poverty and hunger;
• To bring together and subsequently organize students interested in fighting
• To encourage interest in microfinance as a tool to combat poverty;
• To raise money to invest in worthy entrepreneurs in developing states,
countering the predatory loaning practices so prevalent among the world's poorest regions;
• To develop in its members a sense of global responsibility;
• To enable others to become more aware of global issues such as poverty
and help them realize the power of microfinance;
• To establish a network of high school chapters around the country in which
this organization will be a central resource;
• To allow high school students to play a direct role in alleviating global
poverty through loans to entrepreneurs in the developing world.
Location: High Schools Across the United States
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Interactuar received a loan from 4 team members entrepreneurs and internally displaced populations restart their businesses that have been affected by the COVID-19 crisis.Only 3 days left!$196,200 to go
Fundación Paraguaya received a loan from 2 team members 100 all-women community banks recover from the COVID-19 shutdown.
Kuña Guapa Group received a loan from Dalton to purchase beverages, baked goods, vegetables, meat, dairy products and additional items.
Micrédito received a loan from Pres Microfinance Club to provide loans to 450 smallholder farmers, helping them feed themselves, their families, and the country during COVID-19.
Jiguiya Group received a loan from 1 team members to buy cows to resell them and take care of his family.
La Ermita De Saraguasca Community Bank Group received a loan from 1 team members to provide basic financial services and financial inclusion to their community in rural Nicaragua.
05- Fatou Group received a loan from 1 team members to buy peanut seeds and fertilizer to cultivate a field.
05- Dieuf Dieurignou Group received a loan from 1 team members to purchase sheep.
Abishyizehamwe Kabeza V008 Group received a loan from 1 team members to purchase more fertilizer and seeds to use in the field.
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